Updated: 07/06/2021 by Computer Hope

Nit may refer to any of the following:

1. A Nit is a measure of light over a surface; more specifically, one nit equals one candela per square meter. It is used as a measurement of the brightness on a display. The higher the nit, the brighter the image will be.

2. Short for network information table, NIT commonly describes a table listing network information.

3. Short for Network Interface Tap, NIT is a network device driver included with the SunOS used to capture packets only received by the interface.

4. Nit is a small and unimportant imperfection with a product.

Computer acronyms, Network terms, Video terms